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New works on international investment law and arbitration, January 2018 – March 2018

Books

Kaplan, Neil and Moser, Michael. Jurisdiction, Admissibility and Choice of Law in International Arbitration: Liber Amicorum Michael Pryles, Kluwer Law International, 2018.

Gaillard, Gaillard and Banifatemi, Yas (eds.). Jurisdiction in Investment Treaty Arbitration, Juris Publishing, 2018.

Demirkol, Berk. Judicial Acts and Investment Treaty Arbitration, Cambridge University Press, 2018.

Mishra, Abhinav. The Role of Seat in International Commercial Arbitration, GRIN Verlag, 2018.

Frischknecht, Andreas A. and others. Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards and Judgments in New York, Kluwer Law International, 2018.

Dumberry, Patrick. Fair and Equitable Treatment: Its Interaction with the Minimum Standard and Its Customary Status, Brill Publication, 2018.

Schill, Stephan W. General Principles of Law and International Investment Law, Brill Publication, 2018.

Schill, Stephan W. and others, International Investment Law and History, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018.

Scherer, Maxi. International Arbitration in the Energy Sector, Oxford University Press, 2018.

Leng Lim, Chin, and others. International Investment Law and Arbitration: Commentary, Awards and other Materials, Cambridge University Press, 2018.

Gött, Henner. Labour Standards in International Economic Law, Springer, 2018.

Tucker, Todd N. Judge Knot: Politics and Development in International Investment Law, Anthem Press, 2018.

Dörr, Oliver and Schmalenbach, Kirsten (eds.). Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties: A Commentary, 2nd ed. Springer, 2018.

Sachs, Lisa E. and Johnson, Lise (eds.). Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy 2015-2016, Oxford University Press, 2018.

Froese, Marc. Sovereign Rules and the Politics of International Economic Law, Routledge, 2018.

Sabahi, Borzu and others, International Investment Law and Arbitration: History, Modern Practice, and Future Prospects, Brill Publication, 2018.

Reyes, Anselmo and Gu, Weixia. The Developing World of Arbitration: A Comparative Study of Arbitration Reform in the Asia Pacific, Hart Publishing, 2018.

Ren, Qiang, Public Interests in International Investment Law: Gaming of Investor and Environmental Protection, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018.

Commission, Jeffery and Moloo, Rahim, Procedural Issues in International Investment Arbitration, Oxford University Press, 2018.

Adeleke, Fola. International Investment Law and Policy in Africa: Exploring a Human Rights Based Approach to Investment Regulation and Dispute Settlement, Abingdon, 2018.

Dumberry, Patrick. A Guide to State Succession in International Investment Law, Edward Elgar Publishing, Incorporated, 2018.

Mavluda Sattorova, The Impact of Investment Treaty Law on Host States: Enabling Good Governance?, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018.

St John, Taylor. The Rise of Investor-State Arbitration: Politics, Law, and Unintended Consequences, Oxford University Press, 2018.

Sourgens, Frederic G. and others. Evidence in International Investment Arbitration, Oxford University Press, 2018.

Vadi, Valentina. Proportionality, Reasonableness and Standards of Review in International Investment Law and Arbitration, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018.

Barretto Ferreira, Ricardo (ed.). Foreign Investment in South America: A Comprehensive Guide to Infrastructure and the Legal Environment, ABA Publishing, 2018.

El-Hosseny, Farouk. Civil Society in Investment Treaty Arbitration: Status and Prospects, Brill Publication, 2018.

Maria Palombino, Fair and Equitable Treatment and the Fabric of General Principles, Springer, 2018.

Wilhelmsen, Louise. Proportionality, Reasonableness and Standards of Review in International Investment Law and Arbitration, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018.

Fontanelli, Filippo. Jurisdiction and Admissibility in Investment Arbitration: The Practice and the Theory, Brill Publication, 2018.

Book Chapters

Drahozal, Christopher. “Parties and Affected Others: Signatories and Nonsignatories to International Arbitration Agreements” in Cambridge Compendium on International Commercial and Investment Arbitration, Cambridge University Press, [date not clear] forthcoming. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Goldmann, Matthias. “Foreign Investment, Sovereign Debt, and Human Rights” in Ilias Bantekas and Cephas Lumina (eds.) Sovereign Debt and Human Rights, Oxford University Press, 2018, forthcoming. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Sauvant, Karl P. “Emerging Markets and the International Investment Law and Policy Regime” in: Robert Grosse and Klaus Meyer, The Oxford Handbook of Management in Emerging Markets, Oxford University Press, 2019, forthcoming. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Desierto, Diane. “Relative Authority and Institutional Decision-making in World Trade Law and International Investment Law” in Joana Mendes and Ingo Venzke (eds.), Allocating Authority Who Should Do What in European and International Law?, Hart Publishing, 2018. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Faioli, Michele. “Atlantic Transitions for Law and Labor: CETA First and TTIP Second?” in Adalberto Perulli and Tiziano Treu(eds.), Sustainable Development, Global Trade and Social Rights, Kluwer Law International, 2018, forthcoming. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

De Brabandere, Eric. “Human Rights and International Investment Law” (Grotius Centre Working Paper 2018/75-HRL), in Markus Krajewski and Rhea Hoffmann (eds.), Research Handbook on Foreign Direct Investment, Edward Elgar, [date not clear], forthcoming. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Perrone, Nicolás M. “Taking the Expectations of Local Communities Seriously: A Fresh Start for Foreign Investment Governance?” in Akbar Raulov and John Haskell (eds.). International Economic Law: New Voices, New Perspectives, [publisher not clear] 2018, forthcoming. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Desierto, Diane. “Relative Authority and Institutional Decision-making in World Trade Law and International Investment Law” in Joana Mendes and Ingo Venzke (eds.), Allocating Authority Who Should Do What in European and International Law?, Hart Publishing, 2018. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Buser, Andreas. “Recalibrating Policy Space in Bilateral Investment Treaties: Is There a Common B(R)ICS Approach?” Draft paper prepared for the BRICS Investment Law Conference, held at Xiamen University (China), November 2017, a revised version will be published in an edited volume of collected papers in 2018. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Fach Gómez, Katia. “Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America” in Markus Krajewski (ed.), Research Handbook on Foreign Direct Investment, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018, forthcoming. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Strauss, Ilan. “Explaining Global Trends in FDI in 2015 and Beyond” in Lisa E. Sachs and Lise Johnson, Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy 2015-2016, Oxford University Press, 2018.

Coleman, Jesse and others. “International Investment Agreements, 2015-2016: A Review Of Trends And New Approaches” Lisa E. Sachs and Lise Johnson, Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy 2015-2016, Oxford University Press, 2018.

Magraw, Kendra. “Notable Developments in International Investment Arbitration Case Law: 2015-2016” in Lisa E. Sachs and Lise Johnson, Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy 2015-2016, Oxford University Press, 2018.

Remmer, Karen. “The Outcomes of Investment Treaty Arbitration: A Reassessment” in Lisa E. Sachs and Lise Johnson, Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy 2015-2016, Oxford University Press, 2018.

Feldman, Mark. “Multinational Enterprises and Investment Treaties” in Lisa E. Sachs and Lise Johnson, Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy 2015-2016, Oxford University Press, 2018.

XU, Shu and others. “Investment Law’s Roots in Customary International Law: Why investment law and trade diverge regarding the Right to Regulate” in Lisa E. Sachs and Lise Johnson, Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy 2015-2016, Oxford University Press, 2018.

Marcoux, Jean-Michel. “Embedding the International Investment Regime: An assessment of UNCTAD’s proposal for reform” in Lisa E. Sachs and Lise Johnson, Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy 2015-2016, Oxford University Press, 2018.

Bain, Eve. “When Some Are More Equal Than Others: The need for a more substantive conception of ‘equality of the parties’ in investment arbitration” in Lisa E. Sachs and Lise Johnson, Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy 2015-2016, Oxford University Press, 2018.

Perez-Aznar, Facundo. “Federal States and Investment Arbitration” in Lisa E. Sachs and Lise Johnson, Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy 2015-2016, Oxford University Press, 2018.

Sacerdoti, Giorgio. “Has China Become ‘Legally’ a Market-Economy Country on 11 December 2016 under The WTO Antidumping Agreement? Analyzing an open question” in Lisa E. Sachs and Lise Johnson, Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy 2015-2016, Oxford University Press, 2018.

Leg Lim, Chin. “Fragrant Harbour and Oyster Mirror: Beijing’s investment treaty policy toward Hong Kong and Macao” in Lisa E. Sachs and Lise Johnson, Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy 2015-2016, Oxford University Press, 2018.

Harten, Gus Van and Scott, Dayna Nadine. “Investment Treaties and the Internal Vetting of Regulatory Proposals: A Case Study from Canada (Part 2)” in Lisa E. Sachs and Lise Johnson, Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy 2015-2016, Oxford University Press, 2018.

Caetano Xavier Junior, Ely and Augusto Fontoura Costa, Jose. “Expropriation in Brazil’s Cooperation and Facilitation Investment Agreements: A failed attempt to think outside the box” in Lisa E. Sachs and Lise Johnson, Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy 2015-2016, Oxford University Press, 2018.

Articles

Nath Upreti, Pratyush. “Philip Morris v Uruguay: A Breathing Space for Domestic IP Regulation” European Intellectual Property Review, Vol. 40(4), 2018.

Hess, Burkhard. “The Fate of Investment Dispute Resolution after the Achmea Decision of the European Court of Justice” Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law Research Paper Series, No. 2018 (3). Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Junngam, Nartnirun. “The Full Protection and Security Standard in International Investment Law: What and Who is Investment Fully[?] Protected and Secured from?” American University Business Law Review, Vol. 7(1), 2018. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Dreyfuss, Rochelle Cooper and Frankel, Susy. “Reconceptualizing ISDS: When is IP an Investment and How Much Can States Regulate It?” (NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-23), Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law, forthcoming. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Baldon, Clementine. “The New Investment Protection Policy of the EU in the Free-Trade Treaties (CETA, TTIP): New Risks for the EU” International Business Law Journal, Vol. 2018, Issue 1, 2018.

Childs, Tom. “The Current State of International Oil and Gas Arbitration” Texas Journal of Oil, Gas and Energy Law, Vol. 13, Issue 1, 2018.

Kidane, Won. “China’s and India’s Differing Investment Treaty and Dispute Settlement Experiences and Implications for Africa” Loyola of Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 49, 2018. forthcoming. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Schneiderman, David. “Against Constitutional Excess: Tocquevillian Reflections on International Investment Law” University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 85, Issue 2, 2018. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Tanchinwuttanakul, Kamol. “International Investment Agreement (IIA) and the Protection of the Environment in Thailand” Charles University in Prague Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2018/I/3. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Chaisse, Julien and Donde, Rahul. “The State of Investor-State Arbitration: A Reality Check of the Issues, Trends, and Directions in Asia-Pacific” International Lawyer, Vol. 51, Issue 1, 2018.

Petersmann, Ernst-Ulrich. “Trade and Investment Adjudication Involving ‘Silk Road Projects’: Legal Methodology Challenges” EUI Department of Law Research Paper No. 2018/02. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Lorfing, Pascale Accaoui and Burghetto, Maria Beatriz. “The Evolution and Current Status of the Concept of Indirect Expropriation in Investment Treaties and Arbitration” Indian Journal of Arbitration Law, Vol. 6, Issue 2, 2018.

Krajewski, Markus. “Human Rights in International Investment Law: Recent Trends in Arbitration and Treaty-Making Practice”. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Batifort, Simon and Heath, J. Benton. “The New Debate on the Interpretation of MFN Clauses in Investment Treaties: Putting the Brakes on Multilateralization” American Journal of International Law, Vol. 111, 2018. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Rodriguez, Patrick J. “International Contractualism Revisited: Non-Pecuniary Remedies under the Fair and Equitable Treatment Standard” Chicago Journal of International Law, Vol. 18, Issue 2, 2018.

Ho, Cynthia M. “Investor-State Arbitration: A New Threat to Global Access to Affordable Medicine”. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Bianchi, Daniele and Inglis, Kirstyn. “Investor to State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Mechanisms: A Comparison of Evolving Legal Approaches in Brazilian and Latin American with the European Union”. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Haftel, Yoram Z. and Thompson, Alexander. “When Do States Renegotiate Investment Agreements? The Impact of Arbitration” The Review of International Organizations, Volume 13, Issue 1, 2018.

Nath Upreti, Pratyush. “Eli Lilly v Canada: The Tale of Promise v. Expectation”. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Wilske, Stephan and others. “The Emperor’s New Clothes: Should India Marvel at the EU’s New Proposed Investment Court System” Indian Journal of Arbitration Law, Vol. 6, Issue 2, 2018.

Alschner, Wolfgang and others. “What Can the Negotiations of NAFTA 1.0 Teach Us About the Fate of NAFTA 2.0?” Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2018-05. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Schill, Stephan W. “MFN Clauses as Bilateral Commitments to Multilateralism – A Reply to Simon Batifort and J. Benton Heath” American Journal of International Law, Vol. 111, 2018. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Ekhator, Eghosa Osa. “Regulating the Activities of Multinational Corporations in Nigeria: A Case for the African Union” International Community Law Review, Vol. 20, Issue 1, 2018.

Kawharu, Amokura and Nottage, Luke R. “Renouncing Investor-State Dispute Settlement in Australia, Then New Zealand: Déjà Vu” Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 18/03. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Rubtcova, Mariia and Pavenkov, Oleg. “Factor of Investment Non-Attractiveness of Russia and Motives of Foreign Investors” 8th India Investment Conference Growth Conundrum, Opportunities and Threats in 2018, Mumbai, 12 January 2018. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Radović, Relja. “Inherently Unneutral Investment Treaty Arbitration: The Formation of Decisive Arguments in Jurisdictional Determinations” Journal of Dispute Resolution, Vol. 2018, No. 1, 2018. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Ajibo, Collins C. “The Role of Regional Courts in the Development of International Investment Law: The Case of NAFTA Chapter 11 Dispute Settlement Framework and ECtHR” Law and Development Review, Vol. 11, Issue 1, 2018.

Jack, Jason. “A Missing Variable: The Impact of Cross-Border Insolvency Laws on Foreign Direct Investment” Minnesota Journal of International Law, Vol. 27, Issue 1, 2018. Available at Journal’s Website: (click here for online version).

Liu, Meichen. “The New Chinese Foreign Investment Law and Its Implication on Foreign Inestors” Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business, Vol. 38, Issue 2, 2018. Available at Journal’s Website: (click here for online version).

Lenk, Hannes. “Prior Judicial Involvement in Investor-State Dispute Settlement: Lessons from the Court’s Rhetoric in Opinion 2/15” Global Trade and Customs Journal, Vol. 13, Issue 1, 2018.

Radovic, Relja. “Inherently Unneutral Investment Treaty Arbitration: The Formation of Decisive Arguments in Jurisdictional Determinations” Journal of Dispute Resolution, Vol. 2018, Issue 1, 2018. Available at Journal’s Website: (click here for online version).

Wisner, Robert and Campbell, Neil. “Bringing the Home State Back in: The Case for Home State Control in Investor-State Dispute Settlement” Business Law International, Vol. 19, Issue 1, 2018.

Halprin, Peter and Wah, Stephen. “Ethics in International Arbitration” Journal of Dispute Resolution, Vol. 2018, Issue 1, 2018. Available at Journal’s Website: (click here for online version).

Schinazi, Mikael. “The Evolution of International Arbitration: Judicialization, Governance, Legitimacy” American Journal of Legal History, Vol. 58, Issue 1. 2018.

Crow, Kevin and Escobar, Lina Lorenzoni. “International Corporate Obligations, Human Rights, and the Urbaser Standard: Breaking New Ground” Boston University International Law Journal, Vol. 36, Issue 1, 2018. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Steininger, Silvia. “What’s Human Rights Got To Do With It? An Empirical Analysis of Human Rights References in Investment Arbitration” Leiden Journal of International Law, Vol. 31, Issue 1, 2018.

Demirkol, Berk. “Non-treaty Claims in Investment Treaty Arbitration” Leiden Journal of International Law, Vol. 31, Issue 1, 2018.

Mercurio, Bryan. “Smoke Them out: Why Excluding Tobacco from the Scope of International Investment Agreements Is Unwise and Unnecessary” Medicine and Law, Vol. 37, Issue 1, 2018.

Kleimann, David and Kubek, Gesa. “The Signing, Provisional Application, and Conclusion of Trade and Investment Agreements in the EU: The Case of CETA and Opinion 2/15” Legal Issues of Economic Integration, Vol. 45, Issue 1, 2018. Available at EUI’s Website: (click here for online version).

Valdez Garcia and Melissa Maria. “The Path towards Defining Investment in ICSID Investor-State Arbitrations: The Open-Ended Approach” Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal, Vol. 18, Issue 1, 2018. Available at Pepperdine University’s Website: (click here for online version).

Sourgens, Frederic Gilles. “Value and Judgment in Investment Treaty Arbitration” Journal of Dispute Resolution, Vol. 2018, Issue 1, 2018. Available at SSRN: (click here for online version).

Journal of World Investment and Trade, Volume 19, Issue 1 (2018)

Schill, Stephan W. “Investor-State Dispute Settlement Reform at UNCITRAL: A Looming Constitutional Moment?” Journal of World Investment and Trade, Volume 19, Issue 1, 2018.

Perrone, Nicolás M. “UNCTAD’s World Investment Reports 1991–2015: 25 Years of Narratives Justifying and Balancing Foreign Investor Rights” Journal of World Investment and Trade, Volume 19, Issue 1, 2018.

Reich, Arie. “Israel’s Foreign Investment Protection Regime in View of Developments in Its Energy Sector” Journal of World Investment and Trade, Volume 19, Issue 1, 2018.

Happold, Matthew and Radović, Relja. “The ECOWAS Court of Justice as an Investment Tribunal” Journal of World Investment and Trade, Volume 19, Issue 1, 2018.

Karagöz, Tuğba. “The Influence of Investor-Centered Values in the Operation of Political Risk Insurance” Journal of World Investment and Trade, Volume 19, Issue 1, 2018.

Garth, Bryant G. “One Window into the State of Insiders’ Arbitration Scholarship” Journal of World Investment and Trade, Volume 19, Issue 1, 2018.

Journal of International Dispute Settlement, Volume 9, Issue 1 (March 2018)

Schultz, Thomas and Ost, François. “Shakespearean Legal Thought in International Dispute Settlement” Journal of International Dispute Settlement, Volume 9, Issue 1, 2018.

Bianchi, Andrea. “International Adjudication, Rhetoric and Storytelling” Journal of International Dispute Settlement, Volume 9, Issue 1, 2018.

Lauriat, Barbara. “Literary and Dramatic Disputes in Shakespeare’s Time” Journal of International Dispute Settlement, Volume 9, Issue 1, 2018.

Watt, Gary. “Sovereigns, Sterling and ‘Some Bastards too!’: Brexit Seen from Shakespeare’s King John” Journal of International Dispute Settlement, Volume 9, Issue 1, 2018.

Ward, Ian. “The ‘Great Matter’ of King Henry VIII” Journal of International Dispute Settlement, Volume 9, Issue 1, 2018.

Aristodemou, Maria. “To Be or Not to Be a (Dead) Father” Journal of International Dispute Settlement, Volume 9, Issue 1, 2018.

Zucca, Lorenzo and Judge, Lord. “Measure for Measure on Trial—A Shakespearean Mock Trial” Journal of International Dispute Settlement, Volume 9, Issue 1, 2018.

Journal of International Arbitration, Volume 35, Issue 1 (2018)

ChartRizzo Amaral, Guilherme. “Burden of Proof and Adverse Inferences in International Arbitration: Proposal for an Inference” Journal of International Arbitration, Volume 35, Issue 1, 2018.

Ryan, David and Dharmananda, Kanaga. “Summary Disposal in Arbitration: Still Fair or Agreed to be Fair” Journal of International Arbitration, Volume 35, Issue 1, 2018.

Abedian, Hossein and Eftekhar, Reza. “Consent to Investor-State Arbitration in the Second Largest International Investment Protection Agreement: The Correct Interpretive Approach to Article 17 of the OIC Investment Agreement” Journal of International Arbitration, Volume 35, Issue 1, 2018.

Wood, Tim. “State Responsibility for the Acts of Corrupt Officials: Applying the ‘Reasonable Foreign Investor’ Standard” Journal of International Arbitration, Volume 35, Issue 1, 2018.

Vannieuwenhuyse, Gauthier. “Arbitration and New Technologies: Mutual Benefits” Journal of International Arbitration, Volume 35, Issue 1, 2018.

Farhad, Alain. “Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: A Report on the Development of Arbitration in the United Arab Emirates” Journal of International Arbitration, Volume 35, Issue 1, 2018.

International Arbitration, Volume 34, Issue 1 (March 2018)

Pauker, Saar A. “Admissibility of claims in investment treaty arbitration” International Arbitration, Volume 34, Issue 1, 2018.

Solis, Menalco J. “Adverse inferences in investor–state arbitration” International Arbitration, Volume 34, Issue 1, 2018.

Fernández Pérez, Ana. “Conflicts of interests of arbitrators in international law firms” International Arbitration, Volume 34, Issue 1, 2018.

Armbrüster, Christian. “Arbitrators’ remuneration in discontinued proceedings” International Arbitration, Volume 34, Issue 1, 2018.

Akeredolu, Abimbola and Umeche, Chinedum Ikenna. “Arbitrators’ impartiality and independence: commentary on Gobowen v AXXIS” International Arbitration, Volume 34, Issue 1, 2018.

Kwok, David. “Breach of arbitration agreement and its costs consequences” International Arbitration, Volume 34, Issue 1, 2018.

Folkard, Joshua. “Interlocutory judicial challenges to arbitrators in India: HRD Corporation v GAIL and TRF v Energo from a comparative perspective” International Arbitration, Volume 34, Issue 1, 2018.

Other Materials

The ICSID Caseload – Statistics (Issue 2018-1). Available at icsid.worldbank.org: (click here for online version).

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